Privacy policy "Fondation de l'Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec"

Privacy Policy


Fondation de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (the

Foundation”) is subject to the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector. The Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy principles.


This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes how the Foundation collects, uses, retains, and discloses personal information in the course of its activities.




The Foundation only collects and uses personal information with the consent of the person concerned

or in accordance with the law.


By accessing, visiting, or using the Foundation’s website at or any related mobile application or transactional module (the “Website”), or by providing us with personal information, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy.


Personal Information – Definition


By Personal Information, we mean any information concerning you which, used alone or in combination with other information, could be used to identify you.




The Foundation is responsible for the personal information it collects, including personal information disclosed to third parties for administrative, processing, or retention purposes.


Purpose of Collection and Use


The collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the Foundation is limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which it is collected.


The Foundation collects personal information for a variety of reasons, including:


  • Responding to your inquiries


  • Soliciting donations


  • Processing donations and issuing charitable receipts


  • Registering you for an event or fundraiser you wish to attend


  • Managing our human resources and service agreements


  • Operating, maintaining, improving, and providing Website functionalities, providing the services and information you request, responding to comments and questions, and providing support to Website users


  • For statistical purposes to understand and analyze the usage patterns and preferences of our users, to improve the Website, and to create new products and services and new features and functionalities


  • For administrative or marketing purposes in accordance with applicable laws governing commercial electronic messages


Limitations of Collection and Use


The collection of personal information by the Foundation is limited to what is necessary for the purposes indicated or clearly implied at the time of collection.


The Foundation may collect and use information about you from a third party where permitted by law, or with your consent in all other cases.


For example, the Foundation, may, for fundraising purposes or for participation in events or fundraising activities, request and collect the following information when creating a user account or processing a service:


  • First and last name


  • Civic address and email address


  • Date of birth


  • Credit card number


At no time will this information be used, disclosed to third parties, or otherwise disseminated without your consent, except in cases authorized or required by law.


Retention and Destruction of Personal Information


The Foundation retains personal information for as long as it reasonably needs it for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. The Foundation applies, and ensures that its suppliers apply, appropriate physical, technological, and administrative security measures to maintain the confidentiality of personal information and to protect it against theft, loss, disclosure, or unauthorized access.


Disclosure of Personal Information


Access to the information is limited to employees, administrators, volunteers, and ad hoc advisors of the Foundation, and to subcontractors specially assigned for this purpose, and only in the course of their work. Under no circumstances will we sell, share, or rent this information to third parties.


The Foundation does not disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the person concerned or as required or permitted by law.


All employees, directors, volunteers, and ad hoc advisors working on the committees of the Foundation’s board of directors undertake to respect the personal information collected by the Foundation. In addition, these persons undertake to preserve the confidentiality of the information specific to the activities of the Foundation and not to divulge it or use it for personal purposes or for the benefit of others. This undertaking is effective as soon as an employee, administrator, volunteer, or ad hoc advisor assumes their duties and continues indefinitely.


The Foundation may share personal information with trusted partners or suppliers who act as subcontractors to authorize online credit card transactions made via a payment provider at (donations, registrations, or purchase of products) or for any purpose indicated in this Policy or any other purpose indicated by the Foundation at the time the information is collected.


The Foundation undertakes to require confidentiality undertakings from these third parties that are at least as stringent as those provided for in this Policy, including controls and measures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the information they hold on behalf of the Foundation, and to prevent the theft, loss, or disclosure of, or unauthorized access to personal information.


Notwithstanding the foregoing, no method of electronic transmission or storage of personal information is entirely secure, and the Foundation cannot guarantee that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of personal information will not be compromised.




Subject to the relevant laws and upon receipt of a written request, and after verification of your identity, the Foundation will inform you if it holds personal information about you and will share this information with you.


The Foundation may deny you access to your information in accordance with the law,

in which case it will provide the reason for the refusal.


Correction and Updating of Personal Information


The Foundation makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the personal information it

collects is as accurate and complete as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.


You may request a correction or update. This can be done by modifying your user account profile.




If the Foundation holds personal information about you and you believe this Policy has been breached, you may complain in writing. The Foundation will handle any complaints of this nature.


If you are not satisfied with the Foundation’s response to a complaint or the Foundation’s Policy and practices regarding the handling of personal information, you may file a complaint with Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec at


Use of Cookies and Google Analytics


Cookies are small files sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer. Cookies are used on the Foundation’s Website. They are anonymous and are in no way used to collect personal information, but solely for connection purposes and for providing and improving services. Cookies identify your browser across visits (sessions) and across pages within a session in order to facilitate your access to and navigation on the Website.


You can configure your browser to block cookies at any time. However, this may deprive you of certain Website features and functionalities.


The Foundation also uses Google Analytics, a web audience measurement tool that collects information about your activity on the Foundation’s Website, including:


  • The pages you view


  • The date, time, duration, and frequency of your visits


  • The links you click on


  • Your computer’s operating system and language


  • The name of your Internet services provider


  • Your geographic location


  • Your IP address (anonymized)


  • The address of the referring site if you access the site from another site


This information is used to produce Website navigation statistics and reports that allow us to tailor our services to users.


You can configure your browser to block cookies and prevent your browsing information from being recorded by installing a browser plug-in that deactivates Google Analytics.


Links to Third Party Websites


For your convenience, the Website provides links to third-party sites or sections of


such sites. When you click on a link and leave the Foundation’s Website, the information exchanged is no longer subject to this Policy, but to that of the external site, if applicable. The Foundation has no control over the content and operation of these sites or their privacy practices. Therefore, any personal information you provide through these sites is subject to their privacy policy. It is your responsibility to read such policies to ensure your personal information is protected.


The Foundation does not prevent and is not responsible for access by these third parties to the web browsing history you develop through your personal activity and online interactions.


Subscribing to the Foundation’s Newsletter Mailing List


In addition to accessing information content on the Website, you have the option of receiving electronic messages with information and news from the Foundation. The personal information you enter on the email registration form for this purpose is used to provide you with the most relevant and personalized information possible. This information is not used for any other purposes. If you prefer not to receive such communications, you will have the option of opting out.




If you have any questions, comments, or complaints about this Policy or our privacy practices, or to exercise your privacy rights, please contact us at:


Fondation de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec

2700 chemin Quatre-Bourgeois, Y-2315, Quebec City, QC  G1V 0B8 Telephone: 418-656-4999

Privacy policy "Logilys"
Logilys uses the most appropriate means to ensure the confidentiality of the people who use its sites and agrees to take reasonable means in order to protect the personal information provided. Logilys uses the information collected through its websites to facilitate the collection and processing of online donations or online registrations transactions, to provide official receipts or invoices, to process registration for LogiZone Online accounts, and to communicate news and relevant updates to you. Logilys does not trade, license, rent or sell your personal information in any way.
Please note that if you do not agree to this Policy, you must immediately stop using any services provided by Logilys. Your continued use of these services will constitute your acceptance of this Policy.
Privacy and security
Logilys takes the necessary precautions to ensure that your personal information is protected throughout the transaction process and in other contexts where this information is under its custody or management.
Logilys is committed to protecting and safeguarding the confidentiality and security of personal information provided to it by its users and organizations, in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) (Canada).
By making a transaction, requesting information on a website, or subscribing to a LogiZone account, you give Logilys permission to collect some of your personal information and to contact you using the information provided for the purposes described in this Policy.
Personal Information
The term "Personal Information" designates any information about an identifiable individual, including information that can be used to recognize, identify or contact a specific individual, such as an e-mail address, home address, interests and causes and organizations with which the individual deals. Personal information does not include most information about business relationships, such as the name, title, business address, or telephone or fax number of an employee of an organization, and certain other publicly available information.
Logilys observes the following practices regarding personal information:
Logilys collects information only for the purposes specified in this Policy;
Only personal information that allows the use of our services will be requested, all in accordance with the requirements of the law or the competent authorities;
Additional information may be requested in order to provide personalized information or services. In such circumstances, there is no obligation on your part to provide such information;
Personal information collected by Logilys is treated with the strictest confidentiality and is protected by industry best practices.
Logilys limits the collection of personal information to that which is reasonably necessary for the purposes identified. The information collected by Logilys can be summarized as follows:
Contact information (name, address, email address and phone number);
Donation history (amount of donations and charities to which these donations are given);
Registration history (amount of registrations and organizations with which these registrations are made);
Information for official receipts or invoices;
LogiZone account username password information.
Financial Information
Certain financial information may be requested if you make a credit card payment. This information is processed through a secure PCI compliant payment gateway to process the credit card payment.
Changes to this Policy
Logilys reserves the right to periodically modify this Policy, for example to adapt it to legislative and regulatory changes. Therefore, we advise you to consult this policy regularly in order to validate its content. In case of modification, the modified version will be available on the website with an amended effective date.
Links to third-party websites
The various Logilys websites may contain links to third-party websites. You should be aware that when you use these links, the operators of the linked sites may also collect your personal information (including information generated through the use of cookies).
You may refuse or disable cookies if your browser permits. To do so, consult your browser's configuration options. However, disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing certain websites.
Logilys is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclore your personal information. Furthermore, it is important that you learn about their privacy and security policies before providing them with your personal information.
Privacy and Security Principles
Logilys is commited to the following privacy and security principles under PIPEDA:
Logilys is responsible for the personal information in its custody or control and has designated a person in charge of confidentiality and security. This person must ensure that Logilys is in compliance with PIPEDA;
Logilys has policies and procedures in place to implement and comply with this Policy, including procedures for the collection, processing, disclosure, retention and destruction of personal information;
Third parties who engage in a business relationship with Logilys and who post content on Logilys' platforms are responsible for complying with the privacy principles set forth in this Policy, PIPEDA and any other applicable privacy legislation. Logilys is not responsible for the personal information collected, used, shared or processed by these thirds parties.
Identifying Purpose of Collection
Logilys collects and uses personal information for the following purposes:
Provide official receipts or invoices when users make online donations or register online;
Allow users to register or create a LogiZone Account, and manage these accounts;
Administer single or scheduled donations or payments;
Generate statistics and summary reports for internal and external use, the latter without reference to personal information;
Communicate directly with users, including through the Logilys News and Updates Service, charitable promotions, or other forms of communication in compliance with the Canadian Anti-Spam Act (CASL);
Provide support and guidance to clients.
Consent for the use of your personal information
Logilys collects personal information about you only when you voluntarily provide it, or only with your consent, as required by PIPEDA or other applicable law;
By visiting and using a Logilys website, the visitor agrees to the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use linked to this Privacy and Security Policy. If you do not agree with the Privacy and Security Policy, do not use this website or provide any personal information to Logilys;
As a condition of providing our services, we will not require you to consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of information beyond what is necessary to fulfill the explicitly specified legitimate purposes for which the information is provided;
A user may withdraw consent for the use of his or her personal information at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact a person in charge at Logilys at the contact information below;
Information collected
Personal information provided to Logilys: Logilys collects certain personal information directly from individuals who interact with one of its websites or otherwise with us, including this information;
Non-personal information: When a visitor access one of our websites, anonymous, non-personal information about their visit is automatically collected. This information may include the date of the visit, how the visitor uses the website, the length of the visit, the pages viewed, the type of browser and operating system used, and the domain name of the visitor's Internet service provider. Logilys may also collect statistics that describe how visitors use the website. This information can include the average transaction amount, the geographic breakdown of transactions by region, the times of day when traffic is heaviest, and the type of organization that most frequently receives visitors to their section. This information, collected in aggregate form, allows Logilys to better serve visitors and organizations. None of these statistics reveal personally identifiable or individual information, and Logilys does not use this information to identify individuals. In some cases, to detect and limit fraud, IP addresses are collected to protect Logilys from possible illegal activities;
Information provided by cookies: When our clients, visitors and other stakeholders access one of our websites, a small text file, called a "cookie", may be sent from our web server to their web browser and stored on their computer. Cookies allow us to recognize users while they are connected to a Logilys website. Cookies used by Logilys are strictly used to perform the function desired by the user, such as keeping the user securely logged into the service or storing preferences for future visits. Some browsers can be set to reject all cookies. If you choose to modify your browser in this manner, some pages of the website may not function properly.
Limiting use, disclosure and retention
Logilys does not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as permitted or required by law;
Logilys does not store or share credit card numbers and security codes (CVV) provided by users. This information is processed through a secure PCI compliant payment gateway;
Logilys may be required to disclose personal information to comply with a law, regulation or government request, or to comply with a subpoena, search warrant or court order;
Logilys may disclose personal information to third parties who use our Services or who assist us in providing our Services. These third parties are responsible for protecting your personal information, as described above in the "Responsibility" section;
Logilys reserves the right to disclose and transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or completed purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation, or any other type of acquisition, disposition, transfer, assignment or financing of all or any portion of Logilys so that you may continue to receive the same services from the third party;
Logilys retains personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with the law; your consent to use it for these purposes remains valid after the termination of our relationship with you.
Accuracy of information
Logilys makes reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information is as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used. Individuals can verify the accuracy of their personal information and make changes or corrections if necessary. Logilys relies on individuals and organizations to help us maintain the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the information we collect. You must log in to your LogiZone Account in order to update, modify, correct or delete your personal information.
Security measures
Logilys uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, modification and destruction by establishing and maintaining security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information;
All Logilys staff members are aware of the need to maintain strict confidentiality of all personal information;
In terms of the processing of credit card information, Logilys adheres to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) and, in order to securely store your payment card details, uses the systems of payment processors that comply with the PCI DSS;
Logilys uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to help ensure the security of online transactions. The SSL protocol allows for the encryption of sensitive information, including passwords and credit card numbers, during your online transactions;
Logilys has implemented strict security standards to protect its systems and your personal information from unauthorized access and use. This includes the security measures required for PCI compliance, as well as specific procedures to ensure that your transaction information is secure and confidential, and remains in Canada.
Logilys makes information about its policies and practices regarding the management of personal information readily available to users of its services and to the public. We post our Privacy and Security Policy on our websites, which tells users what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we may disclose it.
Access to personal information
Upon request, Logilys:
Will inform users of the existence and use of their personal information;
Will inform users about the disclosure of their personal information to authorized third parties;
Will provide users with access to their personal information in its custody or control, subject to legal restrictions.
Requests should be sent to:
Logilys inc.
217, avenue Léonidas Sud, Porte 13
Rimouski (Quebec) G5L 2T5
Logilys will use its best efforts to respond to requests for access to personal information in a reasonable and timely manner.
Possibility of filing a complaint for non-compliance
Any questions, requests or concerns regarding Logilys's compliance with this Privacy Policy, or regarding Logilys's privacy and security practices, may be directed to Logilys as indicated above.
Effective date: May 6, 2015